Meet James

Ascentria Staff Spotlights We’re thrilled to shine a spotlight on one of our exceptional team members, James Coddington, who plays a crucial role as our Jr. IT Manager. James is not just your average tech-savvy professional; he’s a critical part of the engine behind our digital infrastructure, ensuring everything runs smoothly and efficiently. But what […]

Ascentria Announces the Launch of PeopleFirst Pathways

PeopleFirst Pathways is a Pioneering Program to Address Today’s Labor Market Challenges Ascentria Care Alliance is proud to announce the establishment of PeopleFirst Pathways, a key component of its Center for Workforce Excellence. This groundbreaking initiative is designed to set the standard for developing and sustaining a workforce capable of meeting the complex challenges prevalent […]

The Journey of Oksana and Juli: A Tale of Resilience and Dedication

In the bustling streets of Worcester, a story of hope and resilience unfolded, involving Oksana, a Ukrainian elementary school teacher, and Juli, her dedicated career counselor. This narrative is a testament to the power of determination and the profound impact of empathetic support. Oksana arrived in the United States seven months ago, carrying the heavy […]

ILAP Legal Clinic

This fall, Ascentria participated in the Immigrants’ Rights Clinic hosted at African Community Education in Worcester. This was a shining example of the power of community with over 60 volunteers from various organizations onsite serving over 325 migrants, primarily from Haiti, with legal, medical and social supports. Here are some examples of how this effort […]

Making the Ruth House a Home

The Florence House in Worcester and the Ruth House in Brockton provide housing in safe, therapeutic residential environments that build individual strengths and help young families move toward self-sufficiency.

Interpreters are Necessary for Health Equity

This article originally appeared in the Boston Globe. Last September, Governor Ron DeSantis of Florida flew over 50 Venezuelan migrants to Martha’s Vineyard, almost all of whom could not communicate in English. High school students and the cast of a local play featuring Spanish-speaking Latino actors offered themselves as interpreters. The migrants were later moved to Joint Base Cape Cod where […]

Bromfield House

We are excited to share a major win for the city of Harvard and the Harvard Neighborhood Support Team (NST). Through their coordination and persistence, significant ARPA funds have been awarded to upgrade the Bromfield House where two Afghan refugee families have been resettled.  Securing and renovating this historic building was only possible because of many […]

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